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Definition of "help" []

  • To give assistance to; aid: I helped her find the book. He helped me into my coat. (verb-transitive)
  • To contribute to the furtherance of; promote. (verb-transitive)
  • To give relief to: help the needy. (verb-transitive)
  • To ease; relieve: medication to help your cold. (verb-transitive)
  • To change for the better; improve: A fresh coat of paint will help a scarred old table. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "help" in a sentence
  • "It sounds to me like you also need help - not just meds, but someone to *help*."
  • "“Then help me, princess, ” cried Theseus; “help me to come to the Minotaur and look upon it, and help me, too, to get back the sword that I brought with me to Crete."
  • "Don’t urge me; help me, —help me, because I love you."